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Lady Cats Win Area; Face Forney in Regional Quarterfinals

The Lady Cats’ softball team pounded out twelve hits and pitcher Bailey Haggerty tossed a three-hit shutout in a 13-0 romp over Little Elm Friday night that wrapped up an Area round series two games to zero at McKinney North.¬†Thursday night the Lady Cats came from behind to defeat Little Elm, 7-5.

Friday night, Haggerty struck out four and issued no walks in five innings. Brinklee Driver was 1 for 3 with two runs scored and she drove in three runs with a deep home run well over the wall at the large field. Kelsey Wallace was 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Sierra Smith was 1 for 4 with a run scored, two RBIs and a triple. Alyssa Abron was 4 for 4 with three runs scored, an RBI, a double and a stolen base. Sadie Stroud was 2 for 2 with an RBI. Alli Fite was 1 for 2 with a run scored and an RBI. Kate Womack was 1 for 4 with a run scored. Macee Hollins scored a run. Landri Bell scored two runs.

The Lady Cats wasted no time getting started with the first three batters of the game all scoring to give them a 3-0 lead after the top of the first inning. The Lady Cats added two more runs in the top of the second to go ahead 5-0. After a scoreless third inning, the Lady Cats sent 12 batters to the plat and scored eight runs on five hits, four walks and a fielder’s choice. The game was called after five innings due to the ten run rule.

The Lady Cats are now 28-5 for the season. The Lady Cats now face powerful Forney in the Regional Quarterfinals with details still to be worked out.

Author: Staff Reporter

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